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Accelerate Your Business: Kansas City, MO - Tuesday, August 26, 2014

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Independence, MO - United States

Harry S. Truman Library & Museum
500 W. US Hwy. 24
Independence, Missouri 64050

Final Presentations:

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Time Description
8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am - 9:15 am Kickoff and Introductions
Andy Harmon, IBM WebSphere Solution Sales
9:15 am - 10:00 am Keynote: The New Composable Business
The new digital economy requires a "composable business" model in which processes, applications and services can be assembled and re-assembled like building blocks--and IBM solutions are key to making that happen. A composable business enables developers to quickly build the next cool app on an ecosystem of innovation. Business leaders capture the next new customer and create new markets. And IT managers can provide a flexible infrastructure that supports both their developers and business leaders.

Michael Curry, IBM Vice President, WebSphere Foundation Product Management
10:00 am - 10:30 am Making SOA Dreams a Reality - plus Websphere in the Cloud
Jay Ashbaugh, UMB Bank
10:30 am - 10:45 am Refreshment Break
10:45 am - 11:30 am A Day in the Life with IBM MobileFirst
The average mobile phone user checks their phone 150 times a day, and around the world, mobile users generate 5 petabytes of data a day. IBM MobileFirst technologies help organizations build and deploy mobile apps, protect and manage mobile infrastructure, engage customers and transform the value chain to drive growth.

Dustin Amrhein, IBM MobileFirst Solution Architect, Mobile Technical Sales Leader - NA
11:30 am - 12:15 pm Cloud as a Growth Engine for Business
Cloud is the new growth engine for business and the path to composable business will rely on the dynamic cloud. Businesses that can dynamically leverage public, private and hybrid cloud capabilities will have a competitive advantage. Cloud computing opens up new possibilities for developers by enabling them to continually experiment, compose and validate ideas, and iterate until they reach perfection.

Adolfo Rodriguez, IBM Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect: API Economy and Gateways
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch / BlueMix Demo
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Elective 1

API Management
Alan Glickenhouse, IBM API Management Business Strategist

Smarter Process Solutions
Eric Herness, IBM Distinguished Engineer, BPM and Decision Management CTO, BPM Chief Architect

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Elective 2

Hybrid Cloud and PureApplication Systems
Jason Foster , IBM PureApplication Systems Sales

What's New in IBM Integration Solutions
Ray Daniel, IBM WebSphere Connectivity Executive

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Refreshment Break
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Elective 3

Decision Management
Eric Herness, IBM Distinguished Engineer, BPM and Decision Management CTO, BPM Chief Architect

Liberty and WAS
Darin Rich, IBM WebSphere Foundation Executive

3:45 pm Networking Reception

Cocktails and Optional Guided Tour
Guided tours of the Truman Museum are available during the reception for those that wish to participate.